Jesus reveals his glory on a mountain to three disciples. God even speaks from Heaven with an audible command. But it isn't what you might expect.
“This is my Beloved Son, Listen to Him”
We live in a, "visual society." A society that values, above all, the sensational, the glorious, and the, "entertaining." So we indeed find it very hard to stomach the notion that God might manifest his glory in simple, common words- but he does just that.